header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Search Meteorites  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 29 Oct 2014
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  

Milton
Basic information Name: Milton
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: United States
Mass:help 2.04 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  Pallasite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Pallasite-ung
Recommended:  Pallasite, ungrouped    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites classified as Pallasite, ungrouped.   [show all]
Search for other: Metal-rich meteorites, Pallasites
Comments: Revised 26 May 2009: Classification from Jones (2003)
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 87:

Milton

Atchison County, Missouri, USA

Found 2000 October

Pallasite

A single mass of 2040 g was found in a bean field by Ben Rogers and Gary Wennihan. Initial identification was made by C. Rohs and J. Reese at Northwest Missouri State University. Classification and mineralogy (R. Jones, UNM; J. Wasson, UCLA): Small, angular olivines (73 vol%), mean Fa17.2; molar Fe/Mn = 123; metal composition, Ni = 151 mg/g, Co, 9.6 mg/g, Ga, 15.3 µg/g; As, 10.1 µg/g; Ir, 50.4 µg/g, Au, 1.16 µg/g. Mean oxygen isotope ratios of olivine (T. Larson and Z. Sharp, UNM): δ18O = +0.52 ‰, δ17O = –2.87‰. Specimens: main mass with finder; type specimen, 69.7 g, plus polished thin section, UNM; 73.5 g at Northwest Missouri State University.

Plots: O isotopes:  
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
UNM: Institute of Meteoritics MSC03 2050 University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM 87131-1126 USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 26 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
Search for specimens in the Smithsonian Institution collection (U.S.):   
    Require SI photo
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Photos:
CreditPhotos
Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
unknown      
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
David Hardy   
Jay Piatek   
Roman Jirasek   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (40° 17' 15"N, 95° 22' 36"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 23 approved meteorites from Missouri, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1738 approved meteorites from United States (plus 355 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
Proximity search:
Find nearby meteorites: enter search radius (km):

Direct link to this page